My customer gave me a series of videos, recorded from CC Cam. The extension is .dad. I couldn't play them on any player. (Obviously changed the extension for testing) and I wasn't able to convert them into a more common video format. I've tried Miro, HandBrake, VLC and some other apps on Mac to convert them with no success. Can anyone help me how can I convert them into a more common format that can be played and used in production. I can give more info about the video format if anyone asks and tells me how to get that info :)

MediaInfo Text View Output:

Complete name : /Users/hadi/Public/20151105-175532.dad
Format : AVC
Format/Info : Advanced Video Codec
File size : 227 MiB

Format : AVC
Format/Info : Advanced Video Codec
Format profile : Main@L3
Format settings, CABAC : Yes
Format settings, ReFrames : 1 frame
Format settings, GOP : M=1, N=50
Width : 704 pixels
Height : 576 pixels
Display aspect ratio : 1.222
Color space : YUV
Chroma subsampling : 4:2:0
Bit depth : 8 bits
Scan type : Progressive
  • What does Mediainfo say for the OBS captured file? Use View -> Text mode and paste the readout into your Q.
    – Gyan
    Jan 19, 2016 at 8:23
  • @Mulvya Added MediInfo output Jan 19, 2016 at 8:38

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Use this ffmpeg* command:

ffmpeg -i "20151105-175532.dad" -c:v copy "20151105-175532.mp4"

*get 32-bit static build.

  • Great! Worked like a charm. I had to use 64Bit Mac version of ffmpeg binaries. But I worked. Jan 19, 2016 at 9:18

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